Alice's school year becomes more interesting with the arrival of the Island "Bird Lady," Miss Elizabeth Dickens. Like many children after her, Alice gains an appreciation for nature and bird study from Miss Dickens' patient instruction. Based on the recollections of the author's grandmother, the story recounts a series of events that celebrate the cycles of life on Block Island over eighty years ago.
The book also includes over 20 beautiful water-color illustrations by the author.
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Jane Grant Tentas, the author/illustrator, comes from a long line of Block Island families that date back to the settlers of 1661.
She spent many summer vacations as a child on the island, and has always been fascinated with the tales that her grandmother told about life growing up on a farm on Corn Neck Road.
She is currently an art teacher in New Hampshire, where she lives with her husband and two daughters.
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Book Description Book Nook Press, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0965898369